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Blue Gum Bitters – Stockton, California

Blue Gum Bitters A nice takeaway from the 2015 Downieville Antique Bottle Show 13 September 2015 Frank Ritz pulled me aside at the 2015 Downieville Antique Bottle Show to show me some bitters that he brought for sale. Most were pretty difficult … Continue reading

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Prairie & Plantation Bitters – Cincinnati, O

Prairie & Plantation Bitters – C. Frank & Co. Cincinnati. O 06 September 2015 As I noted yesterday in my “The Two Other Plantation Bitters” post, I have been watching the ‘new on the scene’ Prairie and Plantation Bitters figural cabin for … Continue reading

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The Two Other Plantation Bitters

The two other Plantation Bitters + another 05 September 2015 Just about all of us are familiar with the Drake’s Plantations Bitters figural log cabin bottle. Besides Hostetter’s Stomach Bitters, you probably see more Drake’s at shows, at auctions and online than … Continue reading

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D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters

D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters Smyrna Bitters Company – Dayton, Ohio 17 April 2015 (R•041815) Bitters trade card and ephemera collector Joe Gourd, sent in the above image from his immense collection saying, “Saw your updated wagon post and … Continue reading

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Dr. Mackenzie’s or Dr. McKinzie Wild Cherry Bitters

Dr. Mackenzie’s or Dr. McKinzie Wild Cherry Bitters 11 January 2015 (R•011315) (R•051715) (R•110715) A M5, Dr. Mackenzie’s Wild Cherry Bitters closed on eBay last week. See Listing. The eBay picture is at the top most position of this post. I clipped it … Continue reading

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Dr. Kaufmann’s Sulphur Bitters etc. etc. etc.

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Dr. Kaufmann’s Sulphur Bitters etc. etc. etc. Tracing the roots of A. P. Ordway & Company 30 December 2014 Now that we have completed posts for the Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters and Kaufman’s Celebrated Blue Jacket Bitters, it seems reasonable … Continue reading

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With and without the words Monopole Bitters

With and without the words Monopole Bitters Herman Toser Co. – Milwaukee & William Frank & Sons – Pittsburgh 24 December 2014 [Christmas Eve] Frank Wicker with BottlePickers scored himself an early Christmas present when he picked up a en-embossed Monopole Bitters. … Continue reading

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Pawnee Bitters and the Pawnee Indian Medicine Co. – San Francisco

Pawnee Bitters and the Pawnee Indian Medicine Co. – San Francisco 22 August 2014 (R•082414) I was able to add a second Pawnee Indian Medicine Company bottle to my collection at the Lexington National. I already had a very rare … Continue reading

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Fisher & Winston – Richmond, Virginia

Fisher & Winston – Richmond, Virginia 19 January 2014 I have had some conversations and correspondence with Frank Bishop (South Carolina) the past year or so and was intrigued when he sent me this picture of a pontiled, Fisher & Winston medicine … Continue reading

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Another Home Bitters Variant

Another Home Bitters Variant 02 January 2014 A continuation of an earlier post today on a Saint Louis, Home Bitters variant submitted by Frank Wicker. This one is a mystery with the peened out graphics. Read earlier post: An unlisted Home Bitters? … Continue reading

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